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  • ADA BRYON LOVELACE AND THE THINKING MACHINE. by Wallmark, Laurie. Illustrated by April Chu.
    Wallmark, Laurie. Illustrated by April Chu.
    ADA BRYON LOVELACE AND THE THINKING MACHINE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Creston Books, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math - especially after a bout with the measles left her temporarily blind, and on crutches for years. At just 17, she met Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program for his Analytical Engine. Although this device which was never built, so her program could not be tested then, it proved almost perfect when tested by modern computer scientists, and the computer language "Ada" was named for her. Illustrated in full color by April Chu…

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    Creston Books, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math - especially after a bout with the measles left her temporarily blind, and on crutches for years. At just 17, she met Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program for his Analytical Engine. Although this device which was never built, so her program could not be tested then, it proved almost perfect when tested by modern computer scientists, and the computer language "Ada" was named for her. Illustrated in full color by April Chu and SIGNED by the illustrator on the title page. Includes an author's note, a brief timeline and bibliography. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-1939547200.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards with a tan cloth spine, no dust jacket, as issued.

    Book ID: 66321
    View cart More details Price: $30.00